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Monthly Archives: April 2015

AU organ wants creation of United States of Africa

The Economic, Social and Cultural Council of the African Union has suggested that African countries should team up and quickly move towards the creation of the United States of Africa.The ECOSOCC said this in its reaction to the xenophobic violence against migrants and migrant workers, including Nigerians, by South African citizens. Source: AU organ wants creation of United States of ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Project Fi – Google’s Wireless Carrier Network

    Google has announced its plan to start a new wireless carrier called Google Fi. The search giant released details today on its website explaining the price, compatibility and rollout of its new networks. “Similar to our Nexus hardware program, Project Fi enables us to work in close partnership with leading carriers, hardware makers, and all of you to ...

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Tecno Boom J7: Quick Specifications, Unboxing Video & Images

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Tecno Boom J7 is yet another great product from Tecno Mobile and what makes it very different from previous devices is the fact that this is basically a music phone. No, don’t compare this with Tecno Phantom Z in terms of technical specifications but from what I’ve seen so far, it’s a sleek multimedia phone music lovers are definitely going ...

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Details Revealed On Why IGP Abba Was Sacked

  There were also concerns that IGP Abba did not facilitate PDP victory in many States, which may have cost Jonathan his re-election bid. This includes information which leaked regarding AIG Tunde Ogunsakin’s deployment to Rivers State before the gubernatorial elections.   After more than a week of pressure from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders it was announced today that ...

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Jonathan to hand over on May 29th- FG

    The Federal government on Wednesday clarified that the dinner being organised for the president elect on May 28 is not meant to be for a formal handover to president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, noting that the May 29th hand-over date remains sacrosanct. Making the clarification Wednesday, Minister ‎of Information, Patricia Akwashiki, said the dinner would still be hosted by Jonathan ...

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Lawyers task Buhari on good governance, campaign promises

An advocacy group, Lawyers for Change, has charged the President elect, General Muhamadu Buhari, to focus on his campaign promises, especially with regards to recovering the Chibok girls abducted over a year ago. National coordinator of the group, Mr. Adesina Ogunlana, also admonished newly elected politicians both at the national and state levels not to bask in the euphoria of past ...

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NNPC has started refunding unremitted $1.48bn –Alison-Madueke

The Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, on Wednesday disclosed that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has started refunding the $1.48bn unremitted fund into the Federation Account as recommended by an audit firm, PriceWaterHouse Coopers. She however did not disclose how much has for far been refunded by the corporation. She also denied reports that she was seeking the ...

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Suspect steals N3.2m during PDP campaign rally

  A suspected thief arrested by the police in Lagos, Tokunbo Ojo, says a master key he owned made it easy for him to steal from vehicles during public functions such as weddings and burials. PUNCH Metro learnt that Ojo recently got lucky as he stole N3.2m from a car parked at the campaign rally of the Peoples Democratic Party ...

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Tinubu to Kashamu: We are not in the same class; go, face your charges in US

  Lagos—National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has blasted controversial businessman and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP senator-elect, Prince Buruji Kashamu. Tinubu said he does not need praises from Kashamu, saying they are not in the same class. Kashamu had in an advertisement praised Tinubu over the outcome of ...

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Zoning: APC meets today

The National Executive Committee, NEC of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is meeting today to resolve the issues outstanding from the zoning of principal office positions in the party as recommended by the National Working Committee, NWC of the party last week. The deliberation of the party’s highest decision making body is expected to quell rising anxiety within the party ...

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Presidential run-off would have led to crisis –Jega

  The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, said on Tuesday that a presidential run-off would have led to a crisis in the country. Jega, in his first public comment on the March 28 and April elections, predicated his assertion on what he called many lacunas in the amended Electoral Act. He suggested during a   dialogue ...

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I won’t disappoint Rivers people – WIKE

  Mike, yesterday in Port Harcourt, after receiving his certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said that his administration will reach out to the needs of the entire Rivers people without bias, irrespective of party affiliation. He promised not to witch-hunt anybody in his administration, stressing that he will not use the time meant for the ...

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Jonathan fires IG Abba over polls …names Arase in acting capacity

  President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday sacked the Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba. Abba, who became IG less than nine months ago, was replaced by a Deputy Inspector-General of Police,   Solomon Arase, in acting capacity A statement by Jonathan’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity,   Reuben Abati, gave no   reason for the sack of Abba. The statement read, “President Goodluck ...

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How Ajudua used court registrar to defraud me of $33, 000 – Bamaiyi

    Lagos—A former army General, Ishaya Bamaiyi, (Abacha’s Chief of Army Staff) yesterday told an Ikeja High Court how a court registrar, Ms. Rosulu Idowu Oluronke, aided a Lagos socialite, Fred Ajudua, to defraud him of $330,000 meant to be part payment for professional fees supposedly charged by Chief Afe Babalola (SAN) to handle his case. Testifying before the ...

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iPhone 6 Plus Review: Awesome iPhone Experience in a Bigger Package

  You know the feeling – there is something that you like just fine, but there is one thing about it which just doesn’t sit well with you – and that stops you from having that ‘something’. Yeah, that feeling. That’s how I felt about the earlier generations of iPhones. They are usually very fine devices – but something that ...

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Keshi to sign new contract in low key ceremony on Tuesday

Daniel Amokachi will not be part of the new backroom staff as Sylvanus Okpala returns to assist the Big Boss in his new assignment Goal can authoritatively confirm that the much awaited signing of the contract to coach the Super Eagles by Stephen Keshi will finally hold on Tuesday at the Wuse Zone 7 Secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation. ...

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Van Vicker Actor shows off beautiful picture of his family

Van Vicker who is very much into his wife and kids couldn’t help but post a beautiful picture of them on his Instagram page yesterday, April 20 2015.   Ghanaian actor Van Vicker might play the role of a lover boy in most of his movies because of his handsome looks, but in real life he is very much a ...

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Messi can stay at Barcelona until he retires – Bartomeu

    The club’s president says he hopes the Argentine stays at Camp Nou for years to come and admits that they are not thinking about a move for Paul Pogba Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has said he would like Lionel Messi to stay at the club until he retires. The Argentine has been at the Blaugrana since he was ...

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Benzema joins Real Madrid's derby injury list

    The French striker is the latest player to be sidelined for Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final decider against Atletico Karim Benzema will definitely join Gareth Bale, Luka Modric and Marcelo on the Real Madrid sidelines against Atletico on Wednesday. Goal understands Benzema, who played no part in Madrid’s 3-1 win over Malaga on Saturday, failed to prove his fitness ...

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Muhammadu Buhari ‘PDP’s sins will soon start coming out,’ President-elect says

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari has said that the sins committed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) while ruling Nigeria will continue to come out for a long time. Buhari also spoke on the challenges posed by the Boko Haramsect and the tenure expiration of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Attahiru Jega. Read excerpts of his interview with journalists, as published ...

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News from Schools AS OF 21TH OF APRIL 2015

JAMB 2015: All Information you require or missed. UNILORIN Law Faculty Rated Best in the Country [Doc] KWACOED 4th Batch NCE 3 Students Result Released Important Notice for JAMB Change of course/institution candidates 2015/2016 UNN Admissions: The Tough Road to the Den (A Must Read) 15 Reasons Why OAU Is Such A Great School IMSU 2nd Semester Calendar 2014/2015 LAUTECH ...

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TCN Demands Upward Review of Transmission Tariff

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) is requesting for  an upward review of the fees it charges for transmitting electricity from generation points to distribution points in Nigeria’s electricity supply industry. Already, TCN has applied to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to review its tariff upward to accommodate extant expenditure incurred by it in transmitting power. In making the ...

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PDP Chieftains Ask Jonathan To Prepare for 2019, Want National Working Committee Sacked Immediately

SaharaReporters understands that a group of party youths has been mobilized to stage an “occupy” protest that would take over the party secretariat until the NWC members are kicked out by President Jonathan and replaced with a caretaker committee that would be malleable to his desires. Some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party have called on President Goodluck Jonathan to ...

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Court decides Oyedepo, stockbroker’s N1.86bn suit May 27

  A Federal High Court in Lagos has further reserved ruling till May 27, 2015, on the preliminary objection filed by the founder, Living Faith Church, a.k.a. Winners’ Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, against the N1.86bn claim by a stock brokerage firm. The firm, Valueline Securities and Investment Limited, and its Managing Director, Samuel Enyinnaya, had sued Oyedepo for alleged breach ...

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Nigerians protest at MTN, MultiChoice, Shoprite offices, outlets

  Hundreds of Nigerian protesters on Monday stormed the offices of South African companies in Abuja and Benin City, Edo State, to protest the ongoing xenophobic attacks on foreigners, especially Nigerians, in South Africa. In Abuja, the protesters, led by media personality and President of the Berekete Family, Ahmad Isah, marched to the regional headquarters of MTN Nigeria Communications Limited ...

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Return of the ‘Superman’

Within the security setup in Ogun State, Governor Ibikunle Amosun is codenamed “Superman” ostensibly for ease of operations. But with the benefit of hindsight, the appellation seems to typify his leadership, writes Olawale Olaleye Peradventure you found yourself in a gathering of VIPs and suddenly, you saw some security personnel (running helter-skelter) with the following transmission, using the walkie-talkie: “Over, ...

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Fayose supporters lay siege to Ekiti Assembly

    There was panic again in Ado Ekiti on Monday as members of the Peoples Democratic Party and supporters of Governor Ayodele Fayose laid siege   to the Ekiti State House of Assembly complex in order to halt the resumption of the 19 All Progressives Congress lawmakers. Fayose had announced in a statewide broadcast on Sunday that the   lawmakers planned ...

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APC Moves to Douse Tension over Zoning of Offices

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken steps to calm nerves on the issue of zoning of political offices which is already generating political tussle among its members. The party monday urged Nigerians to disregard the wild speculations making the rounds concerning the appointment of ministers and the zoning of offices in the incoming Buhari administration. However, THISDAY  gathered ...

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'Ancelotti to blame for Modric injury'

The midfielder was ruled out for six weeks after picking up a knee problem in the win over Malaga, and the Croatia team doctor says the coach should have taken better care of him Carlo Ancelotti is the man to blame for the injury that has ruled Luka Modric out for six weeks, according to the Croatia national team head doctor ...

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News from Schools AS AT 20th of april 2015

JAMB 2015: All Information you require or missed. [Doc] FUGASHUA Supplementary IJMB List 2014/2015 Released How to know the 2015 Post-UTME date for your school FUAM Postgraduate Admission List/Registration Procedure 2014/2015 Released Why Students Fail To Graduate With Good Grades TASUED Announces Mid-Semester Break Presidential Scholarship 2015 (PRESSID) 3rd Edition List of Successful Applicants AAUA Pre-degree Programme Admission 2015/2016 Two ...

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Menez quandary sums up Inzaghi's Milan malaise

COMMENT: The Rossoneri boss has found no answer to the lack of goals up front, but largely because he keeps going back to the failing ‘false nine’ system By Kris Voakes | International Football Correspondent It had a smattering of drama, and pulses were sent racing from time to time, but the 214th Milan derby was more notable for what it ...

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Contractors, hoteliers besiege NSC over CWGs debts

  As ministries and agencies tidy their books for handover this April in line with directive issued by the outgoing President, Goodluck Jonathan, contractors and other creditors of the National Sports Commission (NSC), including hotels have besieged offices of the commission asking for settlement of various sums of money owned them. The outstanding indebtedness we learnt accrued from services rendered ...

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Presidency Denies Spending N2tn on Elections

The presidency on Sunday said the allegation that it spent a whopping N2 trillion on the 2015 general election, and that a five-man committee has been set up by President Goodluck Jonathan to conduct an audit of how the funds were disbursed by party members and state officials was mischievous, false and embarrassing. According to Jonathan in a statement by ...

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My plea for forgiveness not cowardice –Fayose

    The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said his asking for forgiveness should not be taken for cowardice by his opponents, saying his tenure in office will be determined by God. He said he took the step to seek a genuine reconciliation with the All Progressives Congress, whose 19 lawmakers in the state House of Assembly were plotting ...

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Xenophobia: Students Threaten to Shut Down S’African Companies in Nigeria

  MTN, Shoprite, Rand Merchant Bank chosen as targets South Africa pleads for stay of action Nigerians not willing to be evacuated, says ambassador NEMA on the alert Senator Iroegbu, Damilola Oyedele and Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja Peeved by the continuous and repeated attacks on Nigerians living and doing business in South Africa, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) ...

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